Capitan Mark Kelly: Personal Narrative

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Capitan Mark Kelly Ever since I was a young girl I have always had great dreams and high expectations for myself. Anytime I was asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” I would quickly reply” a lawyer” As the years went by I still had that goal in mind, but I began to realize that I was not exactly Ivy League material. Though I did work really hard in my classes, I was still at best average. During my junior year I took my SAT’s, and cried when I got my scores back. For many years I was scared to go to college because I thought I wasn’t college material. Hearing Capitan Mark Kelly speak about being an underachiever, and a “not so great” student really helped me see that light at the end of the tunnel. When final build up the courage with in myself, I enrolled into San Jacinto College. The only thing that stood in the way was that standardize test. I had to take the entry exam after five years of not being in school. It was like taking the SAT…show more content…
Once I remembered my dream and put things into perspective, I registered for my “remedial” classes. After the pity party was over I remembered that dream when I was a child. After I started going to my classes, I started to plan towards that dream I once had as a child. I then made that dream my goal and I knew form that moment on that I would follow that plan all the way to law school. “How good you are in the beginning does not measure how great you can become.” There really is an enormous amount of truth behind this statement. Once starting my classes, I realized that I could be great. Not only be great but also reach my goal. This lecture gave me a lot of hope and faith that I too can be exactly what I dream of. Captain Mark Kelly too was just an average student that worked hard towards his dream to be the first man on Mars. I know that with hard work and perseverance I one day will stand in the court

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